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Synonyms for antagonistic
ænˌtæg əˈnɪs tɪkan·tag·o·nis·tic

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. antagonistic

    Synonyms:
    adverse, opposing, inimical, hostile, repugnant, contrary

    Antonyms:
    favoring, aiding, harmonious, friendly, agreeable to

Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 5 votes

  1. antagonistic, counteradjective

    indicating opposition or resistance

    Synonyms:
    counter, antipathetic, incompatible, antipathetical

    Antonyms:
    conciliatory, placating, placative, propitiatory, conciliative, interactive, appeasing(a), compatible, neutral, placatory, positive, soft, synergistic, amicable, propitiative, pacific

  2. antagonistic, antipathetic, antipatheticaladjective

    characterized by antagonism or antipathy

    "slaves antagonistic to their masters"; "antipathetic factions within the party"

    Synonyms:
    loth(p), incompatible, indisposed(p), loath(p), averse(p), antipathetic, antipathetical, counter

    Antonyms:
    placatory, interactive, conciliatory, placating, propitiatory, appeasing(a), conciliative, neutral, synergistic, propitiative, placative, soft, compatible, pacific, positive, amicable

  3. antagonisticadjective

    arousing animosity or hostility

    "his antagonistic brusqueness"; "Europe was antagonistic to the Unites States"

    Synonyms:
    counter, antipathetic, incompatible, antipathetical

    Antonyms:
    conciliative, soft, conciliatory, amicable, placatory, appeasing(a), positive, pacific, interactive, synergistic, neutral, propitiatory, placating, propitiative, compatible, placative

  4. antagonistic, incompatibleadjective

    used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect

    Synonyms:
    out or keeping(p), uncongenial, ill-sorted, incompatible, unfitting, unsuited, inappropriate, discrepant, mismated, antipathetic, antipathetical, counter, contrastive

    Antonyms:
    placatory, positive, propitiatory, placative, neutral, amicable, appeasing(a), compatible, placating, conciliative, propitiative, interactive, synergistic, pacific, conciliatory, soft

  5. antagonisticadjective

    incapable of harmonious association

    Synonyms:
    counter, antipathetic, incompatible, antipathetical

    Antonyms:
    conciliative, conciliatory, amicable, soft, positive, placatory, placative, interactive, placating, compatible, appeasing(a), synergistic, propitiatory, neutral, propitiative, pacific

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  1. ego-dystonic

    it is freudian. an addiction must become ego dystonic before one decides to abandon it.

    smoking becomes ego dystonic for maybe a long while before it feels necessary to abandon it.

    Submitted by rinat on September 4, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. antagonisticadjective

    Synonyms:
    opposing, adverse, opposite, hostile, inimical

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. antagonisticadjective

    Synonyms:
    contradictory, repugnant, conflicting, renitent, adverse

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  1. List of paraphrases for "antagonistic":

    antagonist, hostile, antagonism, confrontational, adversarial, conflicting

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#51705confrontational
#52117frigid
#55147belligerent
#55326repugnant
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#93747unsuited
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#115380bellicose
#128716discrepant
#273499uncongenial
#286379unfitting

How to use antagonistic in a sentence?

  1. John Patrick Lee:

    A retail trader will not lean on Wall Street to manage their money and I definitely now see an antagonistic relationship between the old guard (Wall Street) and individual traders who are on the rise.

  2. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall:

    Because he isn't arguing with allies about policy. He's questioning the fundamental value of NATO to the United States. This antagonistic approach is generating an unprecedented debate in Europe and in Canada about whether the United States should be treated as friend or foe.

  3. Rafael Grossi:

    To put deadlines might not be the best idea, this would for me mean that we would be in a very ... antagonistic relationship where basically one side would be resisting and then I as DG would need to be putting deadlines.

  4. William Ellsworth:

    Nobody gave us a hard time, really. Nobody was antagonistic or anything like that. It wasn't a hostile crowd by any means. They were there for the music, and whatever else was there.

  5. Chris Cuomo:

    There are rhetorical questions, there are questions that are being asked to just to be antagonistic … There are questions that are said for informational basis. And there are questions that have a concern of policy, and I don't think this checked any box other than the antagonism. CNN was always going to cover it. They had always covered my brother for better or worse.


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